Cuomo sending rapid testing machines to areas with uptick in coronavirus cases
New York State will deploy 200 rapid testing machines to multiple zip codes and counties across the state to address the recent uptick in coronavirus cases, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.
While the U.S. continues to grapple with new cases each day, Cuomo stressed that there are “significant increases” in localized clusters in Brooklyn, Orange and Rockland counties and the Southern Tier.
“We’re coming into the fall and all the health experts say you have to be careful about the fall,” Cuomo said in a statement. “People go indoors, colleges open, and it’s flu season. We have spikes in other states and we have a global spike.”
Of the 52,936 statewide tests reported Monday, 834 (1.5% of total cases) were positive. Ten zip codes in the state are said to account for …continued .
[Source: Fox News]